• 4i Capital - case study

    SIFEM’s investments in Ukraine – 4i Capital Partners case study

  • 2019 Business and Financial Report

    SIFEM Financial and Business Report 2019 published

  • Impact Report 2019 Edition

    Impact Report 2019 – "SIFEM – Investing in Sustainable Development"

  • Amret

    Case study about Amret, a microfinance institution in Cambodia

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The Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets is the development finance institution of the Swiss Confederation. SIFEM promotes long-term, sustainable and broad-based economic growth in developing and emerging countries by providing financial support to commercially viable small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) as well as fast-growing enterprises which in turn helps to create secure and permanent jobs and reduce poverty.

Active portfolio of more than 500 companies (funds, financial institutions and their investments) 

Promotion and creation of around 830,000 jobs in collaboration with partners (since 2005)

A total of approx. USD 1.059 billion has been invested in 140 investments to date.

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Merger between Obviam AG and Asteria Investment Managers SA

SIFEM AG (Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets) is the Development Finance Institution (DFI) of the Swiss Confederation and is therefore an…


European Development Finance Institutions scaling up joint Covid-response with EUR 280 million financing initiative – SIFEM to contribute EUR 8 million

Eleven members of EDFI, the Association of European Development Finance Institutions – of which SIFEM is a member – are partnering with the European…


SIFEM is supporting microfinance in Latin America and the Caribbean by committing USD 10m to Locfund Next

The Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets (SIFEM) has committed USD 10m to Locfund Next. Locfund Next is an open-ended fund with the aim to…


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